I especially had to conquer childhood fears. Being rejected and imperfect is my ultimate fear. I grew up with an unhealthy and unrealistic belief that I needed to be flawless to be loved. Continue reading
The five links below might not appeal to everyone. Yet they’re worth seeing for those who share a wide variety of interests. Enjoy! “…face to face with dying, he was not quite done with living.” A lengthy but interesting look at … Continue reading
Posted in Biopsychology, Church history, Democracy, Government, History, Links to see, Neuroscience, Philosophy, Psychology, sociology, Wisdom
Tagged Augustine, Psychology, sociology
Do we have room in our lives for normal sadness? Do we have unrealistic expectations for gregariousness? There appears to be a significant need for helping people understand the role of sadness in life and in character formation.
Posted in Anxiety, Biopsychology, Christian Counselor, Counseling, Depression, Despair, discouraged, Discouragement, Doctor, Emotions, Grieving, Health Care, Holistic ministry, Laughter, Loss, Medicine, Psychology, Sadness
Tagged advice for doctors, Christian Counselors, Depression, feeling sad, Holistic, medical doctors, Medication, Sadness
The longstanding Christian view of human responsibility is one reason why evangelicals, (particularly in the field of counseling), have been reticent to accept findings of medical research that attribute moods and behaviors to neuro-physiological deficiencies. Continue reading
Posted in Anthropology, Anxiety, Biopsychology, Christian Counselor, Counseling, Depravity, Depression, Dysfunctional, Holistic ministry, Human depravity, Human dignity
Tagged Anxiety, Depression, Medical solutions to emotions, should I take medicine?
Christian counselors have a unique advantage of being holistically honest in dealing with human problems. Continue reading